Born and raised in south Mississippi, Nan Kelley got her gift of gab from her hair dresser mom and the many clients who always had the stories of life in small town Hattiesburg. As the longtime host of the Top 20 Country Countdown. During her tenure, she interviewed many celebrities and notables- from Hollywood star Dennis Quaid, to the one and only Dolly Parton, even co-hosting with the country legend on her TV special Smoky Mountains Rise.
Nan was also the host of the iconic Grand Ole Opry's television show Opry Live for its entire run on GAC, sharing memorable moments like Charlie Daniels performing "The Devil Went Down to Georgia" or Lee Greenwood's "God Bless the USA" with the television audience.
Now, she adds "guest announcer on 'Huckabee'" to the list!
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One of the most revered and respected women in the country music community, Nancy Jones has proven her business skills as well as her personal integrity and perseverance in managing George Jones’s career and his intellectual properties. With her winsome smile and “sweet Southern charm,” Nancy is an excellent communicator both in public and private. Winner of the Country Music Association’s prestigious Source Award in 2016, for “Women Behind the Music,” Nancy genuinely loves interacting with people. Her vivacious personality and enthusiasm are contagious, and everywhere she goes, people want what Nancy has to offer. Ken Abraham is a New York Times best-selling author known around the world for his collaborations with high-profile public figures. A former professional musician and pastor, he is a popular guest with both secular and religious media.
- 1 tbsp salt per 1 cup of buttermilk
- Make enough to completely submerge chicken breasts.
- Hot sauce
- Amount will vary according to the sauce you use.
- 3 cups flour
- 1tbsp. salt
- 1 tsp. pepper
- 1 tsp. onion powder
- 2 tsp. garlic powder
Brine chicken breasts, 24 hours is ideal. Bread chicken and leave in breading mixture for ~45 minutes. Place chicken in deep fryer and fry at 325 F for approximately 8 minutes.
- 9 1/2 teaspoons Dark Brown Sugar
- 4 teaspoon Cayenne
- 3 teaspoon Salt
- 3 teaspoon Chili Powder
- 2 teaspoon Granulated Garlic
- 1 1/2 teaspoon Black Pepper
- 1 1/2 teaspoon Smoked Paprika
- 1/8 teaspoon Ghost Pepper Powder (optional)
Mix together with hot oil (not above 250 degrees) and brush over fried chicken. Serve on white bread and garnish with dill pickle slices. ENJOY!
Natalie Grant is Christian music’s five-time Dove Award-winning Female Vocalist. She's a nine-time Grammy nominee, with over 500 million streams and multiple Billboard #1 albums and singles. Natalie is also a successful author and philanthropist. She joins Huckabee to talk about her latest album, "No Stranger," her world-changing anti-trafficking organization "Hope for Justice," and to perform her song, "The King of the World."
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